During the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, eleven Israeli Olympic team members were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German police officer, by a Palestinian terrorist group. This photo is from the memorial service at Olympic Village. The Olympic competition was suspended for 24 hours to hold memorial […]
Egyptian judo fighter Islam El Shehaby was loudly booed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after his first-round loss to Israel’s fifth-ranked Or Sasson, when El Shehaby refused to shake Sasson’s hand, in a major breach of judo etiquette. Sasson defeated El Shehaby with two throws for an automatic victory, with about a minute and a half remaining in the bout.
Fabien Gilot won a silver medal with his team this Monday in the men’s freestyle relay finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As the grandson of a Holocaust survivor, Fabien tattooed his arm in tribute to his late grandfather. “אני כלום בלעדיהם” “I am nothing without them”